The Winchester Model 1897 is a shotgun utilizing the pump-action. The shotgun has a tube magazine and external hammer.
It was offered in 16 and 12 gauge, take down or solid frame. Additionally, Numerous barrel lengths were offered.
The Model 1897 was an renovation of the Winchester Model 1893 designed by John Browning. The shotgun was the first truly successful pump-action shotgun manufactured and produced. Over a million of these Winchester Model 1897 models were produced in various barrel lengths and grades from 1893 until it was discontinued by Winchester in 1957.